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Jerry Thomas Illich

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Born April 30, 1893, Los Angeles County, California
Died April 7, 1919, Toni France
Service Branch AAFS
Rank 1st Lieutenant, commisioned January 9, 1917
Rating or Job  
Unit 278th Aero Squadron
Campaign World War II
Military Citations Purple Heart, Air Medal w/2 OLC

Enlisted USAAS Chico, CA.
Trained University of California and Rockwell Field, San Diego.

Commisioned 1stLT Jan 9, 1917. Trained Camp Dick, TX, Fort Sill, OK and Camp Columbia, SC.

Sailed for France, September 13, 1918.

Death: April 7, 1919, Airplane taxi accident Toni, France.

Memorial or Burial:
Saint Mihiel American Cemetery and Memorial,
Thiaucourt-Renieville, Department de Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France.
Plot B, Row20, Grave 16

Sources Information researched by Bill Edmiston